Yukio Endoh

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The use of prolonged mechanical ventilation in the treatment of flail chest injury may increase the incidence of pulmonary morbidity. The aim of this study was to examine the results of performing internal pneumatic stabilization in our hospital. A retrospective review of the medical records of 59 patients with flail chest injury who presented within an(More)
The effect of the hepatic energy status on the development of posttraumatic jaundice (PTJ) was studied to clarify the mechanism of PTJ. Fifty-four patients with severe torso injury who were expected to develop PTJ on admission with an average Injury Severity Score of 27 were selected for this study. They were retrospectively divided into three groups(More)
We defined injuries to the heart and the pericardium together with hemopericardium as pericardial tamponade type injury regardless of symptoms or signs due to pericardial tamponade. The aim of the study is to examine the important factors related to the diagnosis and treatment of this type of injury. A retrospective chart review was conducted of traumatized(More)
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